Man suffers serious injuries in Charlotte County car crash

Man suffers serious injuries in Charlotte County car crash

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Police are investigating a car accident that took place Thursday morning in Charlotte County.

According to the report, Kacie Flack of Rotunda West was stopped at the stop sign in the northbound lane of Gulfstream Blvd., at the intersection for State Route 776, in a 2015 Chevy SUV. Richard St. Jean of Port Charlotte was traveling in the eastbound left lane of State Route 776, approaching the intersection of Gulfstream Blvd. in a 2014 Chevy Impala.

Troopers say Flack drove the SUV into the intersection in front of St. Jean. The front of the Impala struck the left side of the SUV. The SUV rotated clockwise in the intersection and rear left side struck the right rear side of the Impala.

The Impala entered the grassy median of State Route 776 and the front of the Impala struck a road sign/pole. The vehicle continued ahead and came to a controlled stop partially in the grassy median and in the westbound left turn lane of State Rote 776, facing in an easterly direction.

The SUV came to an uncontrolled stop partially in the eastbound left lane and paved median of State Route 776, also facing in an easterly direction.

St. Jean was airlifted to Sarasota Memorial due to his injuries.

This was not an alcohol or drug related accident but the crash remains under investigation.

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